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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 233

    JOHN SMART (BRITISH 1742/43-1811)

    Elizabeth Morris, in cornflower-blue satin gown with blonde lace tippet, blue ruched ribbon at neck, ruffled lace and blue ribbon cap crowning her upswept hair

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    JOHN SMART (BRITISH 1742/43-1811)
    Elizabeth Morris, in cornflower-blue satin gown with blonde lace tippet, blue ruched ribbon at neck, ruffled lace and blue ribbon cap crowning her upswept hair
    signed with initials and dated 'J.S. 1765.' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 1 5/16 in. (33 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame and green velvet-lined fitted shagreen case with paper label inscribed 'Elizth. Morris sister to Mrs Wilmot' (2)


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